This A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. For those students with aspirations of becoming a fully qualified accountant or hoping to move into further education in the near future than an A level course in accounting provides the ideal platform to build from. Acknowledged and recognised worldwide an A level in any subject on your CV speaks volumes.
An understanding of the importance of effective accounting information systems and an awareness of their limitations An understanding of the purposes, principles, concepts and techniques of accounting The transferable skills of numeracy, communication, ICT, application, presentation, interpretation, analysis and evaluation in an accounting context An appreciation of the effects of economic, legal, ethical, social, environmental and technological influences on accounting decisions.
- Qualification: A Level Accounting
- Accredited: Yes
- QCF Recognised: Yes
- Awarding Body: AQA
- Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
- Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support
- UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades
Unit 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting
- Module 1 Introduction to financial accounting
- Module 2 Recording financial data
- Module 3 Checking accounting records
- Module 4 Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss
Unit 2: Financial and Management Accounting
- Module 1 Business entity concept
- Module 2 Accounting concepts
- Module 3 Further aspects of preparing primary accounts
- Module 4 Limited Company accounts
- Module 5 Ratio analysis and business performance
- Module 6 Ratio Introduction to budgeting
- Module 7 ICT within Accounting
Unit 3: Further Aspects of Financial Accounting
- Module 1 Sources of Finance
- Module 2 Incomplete records
- Module 3 Partnership accounts
- Module 4 Published accounts of Limited companies
- Module 5 Accounting standards
- Module 6 Stock valuation
Unit 4: Further Aspects of Management Accounting
- Module 1 Manufacturing accounts
- Module 2 Marginal, absorption and activity based costing
- Module 3 Standard cost and variance analysis
- Module 4 Capital Investment Appraisal
- Module 5 Budgeting: Further considerations
- Module 6 Social accounting
- Minimum of GCSE grade C or above.
Students are recommended to possess the ability to read and write English to GCSE standards, Mathematics knowledge also to GCSE level and be over 16 years of age.
Course duration will vary dependant on student commitment, effort and ability. Overall guided learning hours are approx 700. This should be used as a guideline only and completion times will vary hugely.We would encourage students to seriously consider how they plan to complete their chosen course prior to enrolment. Students should think about how they are going to study, where they are going to study and how often. Be realistic!
Speak to family members and help them to understand what you are trying to achieve, explain you may require peace and space to study at certain times. The more you involve them the more likely you are to get them on your side. Students are reminded that the time in which they complete is purely down to them as an individual.
Students are able to select how they wish to study.
- Paper-based: Receive your course pack in the post in hard copy and correspond directly with your tutor via email.
- Online: Access our premium online cloud-based learning system where you are able to access all of your course lessons, assignments and tutor correspondence in one place. Download the APP and access your course information on any device from anywhere in the world with an internet signal. Whichever way you choose to study is up to you!
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Last updated April 27, 2018